1 day tour from cruise ships “St Petersburg highlights and Peterhof”
This private visa-free tour from cruise ships includes the most famous attractions of St Petersburg & a trip to Peterhof fountain park. It’s a brilliant way to get a taste of St Petersburg and enjoy the most famous fountain park. A private car will make the trip easy and time-efficient.
Highlights of the tour from cruise ships in St Petersburg:
- the Hermitage museum and the Winter palace. See the reception rooms of Russian tzars and the breath-taking masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michaelangelo and Rembrandt,
- see some of the most beautiful metro stations,
- visit the Savior on the Spilt blood – the most famous church in St Petersburg,
- enjoy the amazing fountain park in Peterhof walking around hundreds of fountain-jets and playing with the trick-fountains.
Remember that all our tours can be customized for free.
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeCulture, Guided Tours
Activity Level Moderate
The sample program of the tour of St Petersburg from cruise ships is described below. Please note that the real order of visiting sites may be different depending on the entry time scheduled by the Hermitage museum & the date of your stay.
I would rate the cruise tour activity level as moderate, but still be prepared to walk at the Hermitage museum and in Peterhof garden for about 1,5 hours in each place. If you want to make it even more moderate, please let us know in advance.
09:00 – 09:30 – meeting at the port
09:30 – 11:00 – driving to Peterhof. If you are interested, we can make a stop to see some of the most beautiful metro stations on the way there.
11:00 – 12:30- tour of the fountain park in Peterhof ( a visit to the Grand palace is not included)
12:30 – 13:45 – driving back to St Petersburg
14:00 – 14:30 – visit to the Savior on Spilled blood church
14:30 – 15:30 – lunch break in a nice local restaurant (payed extra)
15:30 – 17:00 – tour of the Hermitage museum (main complex)
17:30 – return to the ship
“St Petersburg highlights and Peterhof” tour price:
|Number of people in a group||2||3||4||5||6||>6|
|Price per person, rub/ USD||11 700 rub|
|9 300 rub|
|8 000 rub|
|7 000 rub|
|8 000 rub|
- cruise visas (tour ticket)
- a car with driver
- private guide’s service
- museum tickets according to the program
Any personal expenses (meals, souvenirs, etc)
The guide will meet you at the arrivall hall after passport control with a piece of paper with your name. I recommend to give us your cell phone number in international format to be able to communicate.
Yes, our shore excursions are visa-free. We will issue so called tour tickets (blanket visas) for you. You will need to print them out and show at passport control together with your passports. In order to issue a tour ticket, we will need your passport information – full name, date of birth, number of passport and citizenship, dates of stay and name of the ship.
Yes, the city is quite safe, but as any major tourist destination we have pickpockets. Make sure to keep your belongings in a secure place everywhere (including the museums).